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Apprenticeship in early years BROCK HOUSE NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Duties will include care routines i.e. changing nappies, toileting, helping to wash hands, cleaning up after activities and mealtimes. Planning and implementing activities indoors and outdoors, working as a team, engaging with children in play. You will be working fulltime with 30 hours paid at apprenticeship rate and 10 hours at minimum wage.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    30 hours will be paid at apprentice wage 10 hours at minimum wage

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm to start then shifts after settled in will be either 7:30am - 4.30pm, 8:30am - 5:30pm or 9:45am - 6:45pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Engaging with the children, helping to support their everyday learning
  • Daily jobs such as helping to set up and clean-up activities including meal times and garden time
  • Role model and encourage personal, social and emotional skills
  • Learn about planning, circle time, free play and adult led activities

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will gain a Level 2 early years practitioner qualification.

As well as on the job training you will have some time out each week to complete some course work

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Can go on to complete Level 3 early years educator and then become a fully qualified part of the team

Can also lead to higher qualifications 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 3-9) Desired

Things to consider

There will be some physical tasks such as lifting children and getting up and down from the floor. Hygiene tasks such as wiping noses, toileting and changing nappies in some age ranges.

About the employer

Brock house has been around for over 20 years and have a lot of long standing staff members. We are a day nursery registered for 18 babies and 43 2-5 yr olds.








Caroline Lawlor

01727 867500

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Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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